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Diana Yordanova

Articles by Diana Yordanova

Amitraz scare comes on heels of Fipronil scandal.Amitraz tests conducted in Netherlands as cattle movements blocked 31 August 2017

The Netherlands' food safety authority has blocked the movement of cows from an undisclosed Dutch veal and broiler poultry farm so it can conduct tests for the presence of Amitraz, an unauthorised insecticide deemed a health risk to humans.


Fifteen EU countries - plus Hong Kong and Switzerland - have received eggs contaminated with fipronilFipronil - EU ministers to meet to discuss egg crisis 11 August 2017

The European Commission is to hold a special meeting with EU ministers and food safety authorities over the ongoing scandal about fipronil-contaminated eggs to gather information on how to manage such crises in future.


Croatia in U-turn over import feesCroatia drops plan to raise Balkan food import fees 11 August 2017

Croatia has reversed a decision to raise import fees on food charged at its borders with its non-EU Balkan neighbours Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina, as well as on shipments from Macedonia, another ex-Yugoslav state.


CETA trade deal between EU and Canada set to be implemented on 1 JulyEU, Canada in cheese talks as CETA launch date looms 23 June 2017

Technical discussions between the EU and Canada over cheese quotas are threatening to disrupt the planned operational launch of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the two countries, which was supposed to have been agreed in detail in February.


EU farm ministers to decide future of organic reform talks 9 June 2017

EU agriculture ministers will meet on Monday (12 June) in Luxembourg to decide if talks can continue on the much-debated reform of the EU organic farming regulation.


EU restricts Brazil meat imports 21 March 2017

The EU has suspended meat imports from four Brazilian exporters in the wake of the corruption allegations that have shaken the Latin American meat industry.


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